Vaccines are a critical tool in the battle against COVID-19, and getting vaccinated is one of the best ways to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.
Amid complaints by several states regarding shortage of Covid vaccines, shocking wastage of doses has come to light in Rajasthan. An India TV investigation found that vaccine vials were dumped in garbage bins in at two health centres in Pali district.
US will donate 75 per cent of its unused Covid-19 vaccine stockpile to the United Nations-led COVAX global vaccine program which has delivered less than 80 million doses so far.
The Serum Institute has applied to the DGCI seeking permission to manufacture Sputnik V.
The COVID-19 vaccine of Biological-E is currently undergoing Phase-3 clinical trial after showing promising results in Phase 1 and 2 clinical trials.
Nearly 120 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine would be available in June for the national vaccination programme, half of which would be supplied by the centre to states free of cost, the health ministry said in a statement on Sunday.
An experimental antiviral drug, MK-4482, significantly decreased levels of virus and disease damage in the lungs of hamsters treated for SARS-CoV-2 infection.
A total of 1,64,42,938 COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered, the ministry has said.
Firozabad district administration has ordered that government employees will not receive their salaries unless they are vaccinated.
Under the updated guidance, people who received a first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine may receive Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna for their second dose, unless contraindicated.
Bollywood celebrities Sussanne Khan, actors Divyenndu and Shruti Seth on Tuesday received their jabs of the coronavirus vaccine.
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Inoculation of beneficiaries in the said age group began on May 1 in Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Prayagraj, Meerut and Bareilly districts, he said.
No severe side effects have been detected of vaccines yet, however, mild effects like fever, arm soreness and others have been seen. It is important to know how to monitor and report coronavirus vaccine side effects.
The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 21.58 crore, the Union health ministry said on Monday. It said that 12,23,596 people in the age group of 18-44 years received their first dose and 13,402 their second dose of Covid vaccine on Monday.
The Centre on Monday told Supreme Court that entire eligible population will be vaccinated against Covid-19 by 2021-end.
Government could approve single-dose regimen for Covishield after a study to review the impact of its recent decision to extend the doses' interval.
Arvind Kejriwal said Delhi is likely to get a portion of the Sputnik V consignment that will be imported by the firm concerned after June 20.
Earlier, the top court had constituted a 12-member National Task Force to formulate a methodology for the scientific allocation of oxygen to the states and Union territories for saving lives of COVID patients and to facilitate a public health response to the pandemic.
As per the COVID vaccination guidelines, four options are available for carrying out the vaccination drive. Several posts were floating on social media regarding vaccination package offered by star hotels in collaboration with private hospitals.